Web Scraping with rvest

UseRs will be introduced to web crawling and HTML parsing. In this introductory web scraping workshop the rvest package is used to deconstruct a target site by transforming web site data into structured data. A brief and limited introduction to the HTML specifications is provided along with basic Tidyverse-style iteration (i.e. purrr::map().

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Rfun is a DVS learning series

The 'R We Having Fun Yet?' learning series is part of the broader Data & Visualization Services workshop series. DVS offers workshops on [R], Python, GIS and mapping, Research Data Management, and Visualization.

Rfun Blog

The blog features semester summaries of our workshop series and extra bits of information which may assist you in your practical data science journeys.